for the current gas price surge are false. >> everybody is jack up their wholesale prices not because of current shortages but washington they anticipate to be shortages. >>reporter: he says consumers are being held hostage by shortage scare that doesn't exist. but everyone agrees prices are going up. and they will continue going up by as much as 10 cents a day this week. hitting california consumers right where it hurts. going going up. and the economy not so good writ now wro making it harder for us. >>reporter: so what can we do? hibgy says if consumeruy 10% less gas over the next few months the demand will go down and so will the prices. live in palo alto tonight, lisa, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> on to our sizzle hot weather now. peo san san francisco baker beach today seeking some relief. temperatures have similar erred down a bit but still mid 70's in san francisco right now. sandy is here with some of the records set today. >> yes as we take a lack at the live doppler 7 hd fears show that you perspective then talk about the records. as you will notice we don't have any fog yet.